3. Publications


 

Point Limits: No Minimums, No Maximums

If you publish in a and are the then you can claim
Peer-reviewed journal or book

Primary Author

Co-Author

2 points/publication or book chapter

1 point/publication or book chapter

Non-peer reviewed journal

Primary Author

Co-Author

0.5 point/publication

0 points

 

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Description

IH-Related The information must be related to Industrial Hygiene. In general, if the publication aligns with the IH Rubrics or the CIH Exam Blueprint, it can be counted as IH. Diplomates are advised to consult with ABIH® if there any questions about their content.
Book Chapters IH-related chapters in books or similar publications will be treated in most cases as a peer-reviewed publication.
Conference Proceedings These do not receive CM points due to their limited distribution.
Peer Reviewed The work was subjected to a knowledgeable peer(s) who has authority to accept, edit, or reject the work. Evaluation criteria are usually transparent, having rigor and discipline so that objectivity is maintained.
Non-peer reviewed articles An acceptable article must be > 500 words in length, technical in nature, pertain to IH subject matter and contain references.
Patents Patents are treated as a peer-reviewed publication and points are awarded as above.

 

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Records

Diplomate records must be consistent with the dates and activities listed on the CM worksheet. If the publication cannot be verified, the Diplomate should not list the item on the worksheet.

Acceptable records include but are not limited to:

  • Copies or links to the published material showing the publication, date, article title and Diplomate’s name

Diplomates should retain records until after a recertification decision has been made.

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